Category Archives: Project

Pumpkin Chic: DIY Faux Pineapple Finials

Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality.  I often see carved-wood finials of pineapples on fence posts throughout New England.  They are so charming.   We live in a Cape-Cod style house so I wanted to duplicate a similar look for … Continue reading

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7 Decorating Tips From My One Room Challenge Office Makeover

A week later, I’m loving my new designed home office.  Thank you Linda at Calling It Home for hosting the One Room Challenge.  Today I’m sharing a few decorating tips from my project. 1.  Buy what you love.  The moment I … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Week 4 Office Makeover

Week four of the  One Room Challenge Participants has arrived.  We are moving full speed ahead.  The room is painted in Nancy’s Blushes by Farrow and Ball.  The color looks amazing.  It is a pretty grown up version of pink … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge: Week Two Office Makeover

The One Room Challenge is booming with great designs.  I’m having fun reading new blogs. Week two has arrived sooner than I hoped.  This week I started a few small projects.  If you followed me on Instagram you saw this … Continue reading

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Lighten Up The Bedroom For Summer

Summer is all about easy living.  How do you lighten up the bedroom during the warm summer months?   Stylish and simple linens combined with a few must haves keep this bedroom fresh and light.  USE FRESH WHITE BEDDING and  COZY … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting With Eddie Ross At Pine Hill Farm

Driving nearly two hours for an estate sale may seem too far for most people.  However, this was no regular estate sale.  It was Eddie Ross’ estate sale.  Yes, that Eddie Ross, Senior Style Editor of Martha Stewart Living and Associate Editor … Continue reading

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How To Dress Up The Bookshelf

Bookcases are not just for books.  There are many ways to style a bookshelf.  My style is to keep it personal.  Collections, family pictures and art can all be enjoyed on bookshelf. Blue and white Asian happiness jars I’ve collected are … Continue reading

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Design Musing Guest Bedroom

The kids are all grown up and their bedrooms need a little updating.  They don’t come home as often.  However, every now and then friends and family members come to visit and I offer they stay overnight.  Does this sound familiar?  That’s … Continue reading

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Mr. & Mrs. – Our First Home

Wedding season is here.  It is an exciting time for the couple and their family and friends.  Marriage is all about give and take.  When it comes to decorating their first home, couples have a difficult time.  Combining taste in style should not … Continue reading

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Bright and Cozy Kitchen

After two months of festivities (birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve), I am craving quiet time and relaxing neutral spaces.  Winter white interiors are calming and cozy.  The kitchen in the house we live in has white walls, white cabinets and wood floors.   Our quaint old house has low … Continue reading

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